Forage Related Symposium Coming Up

Are you a dairy, beef, or hay producers? How abut a custom operators or nutrient applicator? If so, mark you calendar for February 20-22 for the 2023 Symposium at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI.

Hosted by the Midwest Forage Association (MFA), Professional Nutrient Applicators Association of Wisconsin (PNAAW), and Wisconsin Custom Operators (WCO), the agenda is providing some of the latest and most relevant forage-related educational sessions the Midwest has to offer.

Speakers from university, industry, agency, and farmers from across the Midwest will be discussing topics MFA, PNAAW, and WCO members have identified as being the most timely and relevant to their operations.

Session topics include (but are not limited to):

-Opening keynote from Dr David Kohl, academic Hall of Famer in the College of Agriculture at Virginia Tech with his presentation titled, “Mega Trends 2023 Beyond.” 

 – Tar Spot in Corn: Its Impact & Management

– Use of Alfalfa to Confuse Corn Rootworms

– Defeating Resistant Super Weevils

– NRCS Programs, Risk Management Options for Forage/Dairy Farmers

– Herbicide Carryover & Herbicide Resistant Weeds in Alfalfa

– Pearl Millet: A Sustainable Dairy Forage Crop?

– Let R2D2 Do Your Work

– Much, much, more

The 2023 Symposium will also feature University of Wisconsin-Extension Manure Applicator Training 101 which will take place the afternoon of Monday, February 20, and is just $5 for participants who register for both Tuesday and Wednesday sessions. The event also features two Pump Schools instructed by Puck Enterprises and Bazooka Farmstar.

For a full agenda, more information, or to register online, please visit the MFA website at